GEOG 1010: Introduction Part 2 (Chapter 1)
GEOG 1010: Introduction Part 2 (Chapter 1) GEOG 1010
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Introduction2 8/22/16 10:07 AM • Realms of Population ○ 4 Major Clusters: 1. East Asia □ China has around 1.3 billion people, the U.S. has around 300 million people, there is around 7 billion people in the world □ (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, ect) will exceed East Asia in population in a few years 2. South Asia 3. Europe 4. Eastern North America • Culture ○ Shared patterns of learned behavior § Components: □ Beliefs □ Institutions □ Technology ○ Cultural Landscape § The composite of human imprints on the Earth's surface § Carl Sauer's definition: "the forms superimposed on the physical landscape by the activities of man." □ Jerusalem- "dome of the rock" • State ○ A politically organized territory ○ Administered by a overeign government § Recognizedby a significant portion of the international community □ Example: Germany, Alaska, Turkey ○ A state must also contain: § A permanent resident population § An organized colony § A functioninginternal circulationsystem □ People have to be able to get from one point to another with relative ease □ Antarctica is not considered a s-ecountries from all over competed to own it ® During the Cold War (1960s) many countries got together to discuss Antarctica and all agreed that they should research the ar ea, but not send any military personnel or build an urban area. No boundaries were recognized and there were no conflicts. • Patterns Of Development ○ Concept of development ○ Economic conditions (World Bank's groupings) § High-Income § Upper-middle income § Lower-middle income § Low-income ○ Core area vs. peripheries • The Specter Of Debt ○ Underlying causes ○ Debt relief Globalization ○ • Globalization ○ The process of international integration arising from the interchange of world views, products, ideas, and other aspects of c ulture § A concept that arouses strong passions ○ Different perceptions § Politicians, economists, business people § Subsistence farmers ○ Consider trends involving GNP and per capita income ○ The World Trade Organization (WTO) ○ Does Globalization= Americanization? ○ What impact does globalization have on political boundaries? ○ Advances in transportation and telecommunication infrastructure, including the rise of the telegraph and it's ntee Iet, are major factors in globalization, generating further interdependence of economic and cultural activities.
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